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  1. Businessman Peter Gregg in custody after being found guilty of falsifying recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australian executive Peter Gregg faces up to four years in jail after a Sydney court found him guilty of falsifying company records in relation to an allegedly corrupt $15 million payment during his time at construction giant Leighton Holdings. Mr Gregg, who has also held senior roles at Qantas and Primary Health, was charged after an investigation by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission into his authorisation of a $15 million payment to UAE firm, Asian Global Projects and Trading in 2011.


  2. WA doctor survived on cave water while lost in dense jungle on Christmas IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | ABC News

    A West Australian doctor holidaying on Christmas Island has been found by search teams after being reported missing in dense tropical jungle since the weekend. Katherine Comparti, a doctor from the South West WA town of Narrogin, had been surviving on water from a cave and a handful of snacks when she was discovered after an extensive search and rescue operation.


  3. Shastri makes crude remark but India buoyed ahead of Perth TestRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    While India coach Ravi Shastri spent Tuesday fending off bouncers about a crude remark he made on a live broadcast, his team has begun mentally preparing for what shapes as a green and spicy wicket when the new Perth Stadium makes its Test debut this week. The tourists arrived in Perth on Tuesday, having spent the previous night celebrating after taking a 1-0 series lead in Adelaide.


  4. Langer predicts fast, bouncy deck in Perth ahead of second TestRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australian coach Justin Langer expects the Perth Stadium wicket will provide plenty of pace and bounce for the team's quicks as the hosts look to level the Test series against India. Australia's pace unit were outperformed by a vastly improved Indian attack in Adelaide as the tourists claimed a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series.


  5. FKG Group eyes 5G's potential to boost agritech effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | ComputerWorld

    Civil engineering and construction firm FKG Group is one of the first Telstra customers to get its hands on a commercial 5G device, the telco announced today. FKG will conduct tests with the HTC 5G Hub mobile broadband device, which Telstra last week revealed will be one of the first commercial 5G devices it launches.


  6. Shaken Canberra Cavalry show support for Loek van MilRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Van Mil is at Canberra Hospital in a critical but stable condition, with the Dutchman reportedly unconscious for 24 hours before being discovered by a bushwalker on the outskirts of the capital. Canberra Cavalry general manager Dan Amodio says the incident has shaken Australia's entire baseball community and the club will leave no stone unturned in helping van Mil and the Bandits through the ordeal.


  7. Dutch pitcher van Mil in a hospital after hiking accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Netherlands international pitcher Loek van Mil is recovering in a Canberra hospital after sustaining serious head injuries while hiking over the weekend in the outskirts of Australian capital during a series between his Brisbane Bandits baseball team and the Cavalry. The Courier-Mail newspaper on Tuesday quoted Brisbane Bandits chief executive Mark Ready as saying van Mil was in a critical but stable condition and had been found by a hiker after hitting his head on rocks and sustaining multiple fractures and bleeding on the brain.


  8. Lawsuits Say Australia Subjects Asylum Seekers To Torture And Crimes Against HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    Two class action lawsuits filed in Australia's High Court claim people seeking asylum in Australia who arrive by boat without proper documentation are subject to torture and crimes against humanity. The suits say the Australian government is also guilty of intentional infliction of harm in the use of an offshore processing system, according to The Guardian .


  9. Greenpeace joins Port Lincoln protest against drilling in Great Australian BightRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | ABC News

    Greenpeace has called for the Great Australian Bight to have the same protection status as the Great Barrier Reef as it protests, along with hundreds of residents, against plans for oil drilling there. The call comes as its iconic flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, has stepped up its anti-oil campaign by touring the Great Southern Reef system from Victoria to Western Australia to protest Norwegian oil company, Equinor, drilling an exploration well in the Bight next year.


  10. Tired and beaten up, Marina Erakovic knew her time was upRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The 30-year-old New Zealander, who reached a career high of 39 and won one WTA singles titles and eight in doubles, announced on Tuesday that she was hanging up her racquets. It didn't really come as a surprise, her back injury forced her to stop playing in November 2017 and she hadn't been spotted around the Auckland tennis courts she usually goes to.


  11. No quick fix for Australia's problems ahead of Perth testRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Having gone down swinging in an enthralling Adelaide test, Australia barely have time to pick themselves up off the canvas before another potentially bruising contest against a confident India in Perth. FILE PHOTO: India's players celebrate after they defeated Australia on day five of the first test match between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia, December 10, 2018.


  12. Burning questions: Should NZ Rugby do all it can to bring Joe Schmidt back to New Zealand?Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Summer has officially started and the Black Caps are back in town, but that doesn't mean the rugby grapevine is withering. There is still plenty to talk about when it comes to the Game Made In Heaven.


  13. Buoyant India keen to carry winning momentum on to PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Having become the first Indian team to win a test series-opener on Australian soil, Virat Kohli's side are determined to keep the momentum rolling into the second clash in Perth and inch closer to a breakthrough series triumph Down Under. India's captain Kohli reacts with teammates after the dismissal of Australia's Handscomb on day four of the first test match between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide ADELAIDE: Having become the first Indian team to win a test series-opener on Australian soil, Virat Kohli's side are determined to keep the momentum rolling into the second clash in Perth and inch closer to a breakthrough series triumph Down Under.


  14. Ganguly lauds India's win, says series will be competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Dec 10 : Lauding India's 31-run victory over Australia in the first Test in Adelaide, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted the series will be a hard-fought one and all four rubbers will yield results. "It's an excellent win.


  15. A bud-dy great team keeps blooming year after yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Hamilton Spectator

    FOR decades now, a group of expert British floriculturists has been calling Portland home. Well, for the summer, anyway.


  16. Bhogle: Australia's bowling attack on par with McGrath, Warne eraRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mercury

    India's stunning 31 run win at Adelaide Oval can't be underrated because the home side's attack they faced is on par with the great Australian sides of the past which included Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne, according to revered broadcaster Harsha Bhogle. Given Australia was missing three of their top four from the corresponding fixture last year, including world class batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner, it was widely considered that this was India's best chance of claiming their first series victory down under.


  17. Timaru actress first New Zealander to win Hollywood programme scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Timaru Herald

    The programme comprises of acting classes, meeting talent scouts, and networking for seven days and James was chosen from a pool of almost 14,000 applicants to attend the all-expenses paid acting programme. Waihi Beach born and Timaru-based actor Jilly James, 17, is the first New Zealander to receive a scholarship for the Hollywood Acting Immersive Programme.


  18. Sheepdog trials: Losing on the swingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  19. What is going on with KiwiBuild?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Embattled Housing Minister Phil Twyford's refusal to answer questions about why the Head of KiwiBuild Stephen Barclay is 'out of the office' shows that the programme continues to be in a state of disorganisation and chaos, National's Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. "Mr Twyford announced Mr Barclay's position in May this year with great fanfare, tweeting 'great to have someone of Stephen's calibre leading the KiwiBuild team'.


  20. Govt confused & misleading on UN Migration CompactRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    The Government's confusion over the United Nations Global Compact on Migration shows an absence of accountability, National's Foreign Affairs spokesperson Todd McClay says. "Overnight, world leaders, foreign ministers and New Zealand's UN representative have gathered in Morocco and adopted this Compact, but instead of telling New Zealanders what its position is, Winston Peters today simply denied that the compact had been adopted.